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EOI for Caribbean Regional Climate Resilience Conference Coordinator, Final TOR - Regional PPCR Conference

The University of the West Indies, Mona has received financing from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), toward the cost of the Investment Plan for the Caribbean Regional Track of the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The consulting services (“the Services”) include: organizing a Caribbean Region Climate Resilience Conference to strengthen visibility, synergies and opportunities in the implementation of the Regional PPCR program across the Caribbean.
The conference is expected to consolidate the broad experiences in building climate resiliency across the Region into clear and user-friendly formats (knowledge products) to allow for a broader adoption of best practices.
The firm should appoint a lead coordinator who holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Project Management, Tourism, Hospitality Management or other relevant Social Science disciplines and who has at least three (3) years’ experience as lead events coordinator. The firm should have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in conference administration and/or event planning and coordination. The firm should have experience in coordinating and facilitating single events involving beneficiaries from multiple countries and agencies, including but not limited to international donor agencies. The firm and its assigned staff should be eligible as per the IDB Eligibility Criteria and have legal permission to work in Jamaica. The firm should have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in managing volunteer teams and event budgets and excellent organization and project management skills. The coordinator and all support staff assigned must be fluent in English. Knowledge of French/French creole would be an asset.
The University of the West Indies, through its Mona Office for Research and Innovation (MORI), now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.
Short lists shall comprise six firms with a wide geographic spread, with no more than two firms from any one country.
Consultants will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the Inter-American Development Bank: Policies for the Selection and Contracting of Consultants financed by the Inter-American Development Bank GN-2350-9 and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the policies.
Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. For the purpose of establishing the short list, the nationality of a firm is that of the country in which it is legally incorporated or constituted and in the case of Joint Venture, the nationality of the firm appointed to represent it.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Selection Based on Consultants’ Qualifications (CQS) method set out in the Consultant Policies.
Expressions of interest must be submitted online via www.gojep.gov.jm using the Competition ID 1446/9 by 15 August 2019 at 2 p.m. Jamaican time.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Attn: Erica Haughton - Procurement Officer
MORI-PPCR Project Management Office
Electronics Building, Department of Physics
The University of the West Indies
Tel: 1-876-977- 6713
E-mail: erica.haughton02@uwimona.edu.jm 


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